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Today's News

  • Sports briefs

    BOYS BASKETBALL
    Malmstrom, Lions score win in opener against host Conifer
    CONIFER
    — Ashton Malmstrom led three players in double figures with a game-high 25 points as visiting Littleton scored a 75-53 victory over Conifer on Nov. 30.
    Nicolas Giordano added 23 points and nine assists, while Andreas Malmstrom scored 17 points for the Lions in the regular-season opener.
    The Lobos were led by Caleb Henderson, who scored 17 points. Fellow senior Adam Macaulay scored 14 points.

  • EHS’ 200 freestyle relay sets pace in win over Chatfield

    By Will Petersen
    For the Courier
    EVERGREEN — You never want to call a race too early, especially if there’s a chance you could be wrong. But sometimes you know pretty quickly that it’s over. That was the case in the 200-yard freestyle relay Nov. 30 at the Wulf Recreation Center for the Evergreen girls ‘A’ team.

  • Strategic Lobos topple Littleton

    As far as the beginning of the season goes, neither the Littleton Lady Lions nor the Conifer Lady Lobos set off fireworks when they faced one another at Littleton High School on Nov. 30.
    Each was coming in after a season-opening loss. But, as in every game, there can only be one winner. This time it was the Lady Lobos who claimed victory 63-51.

  • Snow measures up in Rebels’ win

    Josh Perkins lived up to the hype. The Regis Jesuit junior, as evidence of the attention he has gained, which included scouts from the University of Colorado and Kansas University in attendance — one being CU head coach Tad Boyle — put on quite the show.
    With a red sleeve covering his left arm, the Raiders sharp-shooter was all flash in scoring a game-high 39 points. But Columbine’s Jon Snow matched him almost point for point, scoring a career-best 37 points.

  • Jeffco eyes change in water regulations for developers

    Jefferson County is looking to revise regulations that determine how developers show adequate water supplies exist for various projects.

    The county is considering altering the timing by which rezoning applicants must show proof of an adequate water supply for a development, giving developers of smaller projects more time to prove adequate supplies exist.

    Basically, under the new requirements, a development requiring more than 0.67

  • Foothills' deal to sell two parcels falls through

      Drake Investment Partners has withdrawn from an agreement to buy 10.2 acres of land from the Foothills Park & Recreation District.

    A contract for $1.5 million for the purchase of open space at the northeast and northwest corners of the intersection of South Wadsworth Boulevard and West Coal Mine Avenue has been terminated. The contract had been approved by the Foothills board at a meeting Oct. 25.

  • Looking for a few good … women

    By Alison Mahnken

    For the Courier

    The year was 1943, when a gallon of gas cost 15 cents, “Casablanca” won the Oscar for best picture, the Marine Corps opened its ranks to women — and Irene Downey of Littleton was among the first to enlist.

    Downey was 22 years old that year and living in Illinois.

     

  • Columbine High seeks votes in online competition

     Columbine High School is hoping to power its students to a high-tech future with a little bleach.

    The school is currently third in Clorox's Power A Bright Future competition, which will award a $50,000 grant to the school that gathers the most votes online, and $25,000 grants to the next six vote-getters.

    Columbine is currently third in the “explore” category, which focuses on enriching students' learning experience. If Columbine wins the $50,000 grant, it plans to purchase 60 iPads and Apple TVs with HDMI cables for every teacher.

  • Sheriff's Calls

     

    Like taking candy from a baby

  • Jeffco deputies kill gunman outside King Soopers

    A gunman was fatally shot by Jeffco sheriff's deputies on Saturday night outside the King Soopers at West Belleview Avenue and South Kipling Street.

    The man with the gun was identified as Evan H. Bynum, 40, a resident of South Jeffco. No other injuries were reported among customers, employees or sheriff's officers.

    Deputies responded at 9:15 p.m. after a caller reported that a man with a handgun was wandering around the store talking to himself.